Get started with the Azure Quickstart Center

Azure Quickstart Center is a guided experience in the Azure portal available to anyone who wants to improve their knowledge of Azure. For organizations new to Azure, it's the fastest way to onboard and set up your cloud environment.


Azure Quickstart Center has three options for getting started:

  • Setup guides: Designed for the IT admin and cloud architect, our guides introduce key concepts for Azure adoption. Structured steps help you take action as you learn, applying Microsoft's recommended best practices. The migration guide helps you assess readiness and plan as you prepare to shift to Azure.

  • Start a project: If you're ready to create a resource, this section lets you learn more about your choices before you commit to a service option. You'll discover more about the service and why you should use it, explore costs, and identify prerequisites. After making your choice, you can go directly to create.

  • Online learning: This section of the Azure Quickstart Center highlights free introductory course modules from Microsoft Learn. Select a tile to launch a course and learn more about cloud concepts and managing resources in Azure.

How to use Azure Quickstart Center

  1. Sign in to the Azure portal.

  2. Select All services from the Azure portal menu.

  3. Select General > Quickstart Center.

For an in-depth look at what Azure Quickstart Center can do for you, check out this video:

Introduction to Azure Quickstart Center

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